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Corporate entry Australian Geological Survey Organisation (AGSO) (1992 - )

Commonwealth of Australia

From
13 August 1992
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Functions
Earth Sciences, Surveying or Mapping and Advisory or Regulatory Body
Website
http://www.agso.gov.au/
Reference No
CA 7605
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Australian Geological Survey Organisation (AGSO) was first established in August 1992, when it took over the functions of the Bureau of Mineral Resources.

Published resources

Books

  • O'Neil, Bernard, In Search of Mineral Wealth: the South Australian Geological Survey and Department of Mines to 1944, South Australian Department of Mines and Energy, Adelaide, 1982, 359 pp. Details
  • Wilkinson, R., Rocks to Riches: the Story of Australia's National Geological Survey, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards (N.S.W.), 1996, 446 pp. Details

CD Roms

  • O'Shea, P. J., Beneath Our Feet: Celebrating 150 Years of the Geological Survey of Victoria, Geological Survey of Victoria, Melbourne, 2003. Details

Conference Papers

  • Dickinson, Ben, 'Contribution of the Geological and Geophysical Survey of Northern Australia', in D. F. Branagan; G. S. Gibbons and K. S. Williams (eds), Edgeworth David Day Symposium: Geological Mapping of Two Southern Continents: the Geological Mapping of Australia - From David to 1:50000; the Geology of Antarctica-Exploration to Exploitation?, Edgeworth David Society, Sydney, 1988, pp. 49-53. Details

Journal Articles

  • Adrian, J., 'Charles Smith Wilkinson and the Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1875-1891', Geological Society of Australia, Earth Sciences History Group Newsletter, vol. 15, 1992, pp. 7-10. Details
  • Darragh, Thomas A., 'The Geological Survey of Victoria Under Alfred Selwyn, 1852-1868', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 7, no. 1, 1987, pp. 1-25. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9870710001.htm. Details
  • Murray, Cec, 'The Geological Survey of Queensland: 135 years of Achievement', Queensland Government Mining Journal, vol. 103, no. 1213, 2003, pp. 76-86. Details

Online Resources

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